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Download links and information about Rarities by Ron Sexsmith. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 50:43 minutes.

Artist: Ron Sexsmith
Release date: 2003
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 16
Duration: 50:43
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No. Title Length
1. On A Whim 2:27
2. Almost Always 4:06
3. Good Old Desk 2:09
4. You Were There 3:06
5. Same Old Eyes 3:32
6. Tears Behind The Shades 2:38
7. Blade Of Grass 2:50
8. Too Late 2:27
9. Words We Never Use 3:28
10. I Don't Like Mondays 4:20
11. Before We Ever Met 3:45
12. A Kiss For Luck 4:09
13. All The Cherished Things 2:03
14. You Cross My Mind 3:09
15. Gold In Them Hills (Original Mix) [Ron Sexsmith featuring Chris Martin] (featuring Chris Martin) 3:31
16. Someway, Somehow 3:03



B-sides, alternate takes, previously unreleased tracks, and even a cover of The Boomtown Rats’ “I Don’t Like Mondays” make for a convenient mop-up collection of this critically well-received Canadian singer/songwriter. Ron Sexsmith seems incapable of writing and performing something under par. While his reputation among fellow songwriters (Costello, McCartney, Elton John) reflects his professionalism, it’s his fragile, heart-aching voice that tells you just how much he means it. Never ironic, never sarcastic, bracingly romantic and openhearted (“You Were There”), Sexsmith seems almost a throwback to a simpler, less media-intensive time. These songs feel as if they were written on parchment. Finely polished lines and brilliantly turned wisps of melody show up with such regularity that the cathartic effect is often blunted. How the easy-flowing “On a Whim,” the somber keyboard drip of “Almost Always,” or the sweeping full-band ensemble of “Tears Behind the Shades” could have been relegated to a “Rarities” collection only further displays Sexsmith’s prolific nature.